The Weblogs, Inc. network features over 100 independent, unfiltered bloggers producing over 1,000 blog posts a week across over 75 industry-leading blogs. Each week we ask our bloggers to choose their top posts, which we bring to you in one easy-to-read weekly post. You'll find links to the hottest posts from the past week after the jump including an Engadget Blinged-out Gadget Contest, the worst TV news of the week and information on the possible death of Tom Hanks. Enjoy!
FlashInsiderís David Robinson is Bloggin straight from Siggraph all week while Mike Schleifstein complains about computer science being more important than art for web development and discovers unintelligent web site design will cause your users to leave forever.
The Unofficial Photoshop Weblogís Jan Kabili debuts the new Just Ask feature by answering a readerís question about clipping masks in Photoshop CS and CS2,explains how to give your photos a contrast bump without losing too much detail,and seeks new bloggers for The Unofficial Photoshop Weblog.
The VoIP Weblogís Ted Wallingford says the bottom line is money, discourages the UN from taking over and ruining ICANN, and recommends some changes to SwitchVoxís tips for small businesses thinking about VoIP.
Blogging Babyís Stefania Butler asks if bottle-feeding is the mark of a bad mother while Jay Allen reports on the slow erasure of the separation of church and the state of Texas and Sarah Gilbert wants to know what to do when a stranger want to hold your baby.
TUAWís Laurie A. Duncan reminds us that August is Mac Mod Month and Scott McNulty laments HPís ditching the iPod while C.K. Sample, III freaks out at the introduction of Appleís first multibutton-esque mouse.
The Wireless Weblogís Michael Sciannamea agrees that the end of the Texas WiFi Fight will have wide implications and says that cellphones and their related services are as easy to purchase as a bottle of milk while covering the governmentís approval of the Sprint-Nextel merger.